Southard named SAC Baseball Tournament MVP

ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College outfielder Spence Southard, who batted .412 with three doubles and one home run, was named Most Valuable Player of the Food Lion SAC Baseball Tournament, the league announced on Monday. Southard helped lead the Indians to the Food Lion Tournament title, going 3-for-4 in the championship game. The senior was one of six Indians to make the All-Tournament team. Joining Southard on the All-Tournament team from Catawba are: Pitchers Thomas Wilson and Matt Fairweather; shortstop Mark Smith, first baseman Matt Smith and second baseman Matt Baker. Wilson struck out 16 in an opening-round win over Mars Hill. Fairweather was the winning pitcher in a win over Carson-Newman, holding the Eagles to eight hits and two runs. The Smith twins each hit .400 and combined to drive in seven runs. Baker had two home runs and six RBI. Tusculum placed three on the squad: George Hanger, Guy O'Connell and reliever Wes Hill. Hill had six strikeouts in six innings and one save. Hanger and O'Connell each hit .474 and each had one home run. Tournament runner-up Wingate placed shortstop David Yount and third baseman Tim Bowman. Yount had nine RBI and three home runs during the tournament. The rest of the All-Tournament team consists of Stuart Kay and Gilmore Stevens of Newberry, T.J. Graves of Carson-Newman and Matt Russell of Mars Hill. #####

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«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo